Box meals: small

These with be my breakfasts/ Lunches/snacks this week.

Cleavers organic gf hotdogs, capsicum, lactose free cheese, cucumber, carrot, celery, mushrooms, baby spinach
Cleavers organic gf hot dogs, lactose free cheese, baby spinach, cucumber, carrot, cherry tomato, ranch dressing
Cherry tomato, mushrooms, snow pea, carrot, wombok
Asian crunch noodles, shallot, Carrot, wombok, purple cabbage
Gluten-free crackers, lite laughing cow cheese triangle, almonds, apple
Breakfast box: celery, carrot, organic cherry tomatoes, lite laughing cow cheese triangle, barbs herb dip (kewpie, sour cream, chives, coriander, parsley, garlic powder mixed together)
Lunch box: blueberries, almonds, cucumber, steamed turkey steak, lite laughing cow cheese triangle
Lunch box: lactose free cheese, cucumber, carrot, organic cherry tomatoes, almonds, steamed turkey steak, ranch dressing
Lunch box: almond, cos, pickled cucumber, lactose free cheese, red capsicum, steamed turkey steak
Lunch box: organic cherry tomatoes, lactose free cheese, maple bacon, ranch dressing, red capsicum, cos, herb croutons
Lunch Box: mixed grains tabouleh with lemon dressing, steamed turkey steaks, cos, sliced black olives, red capsicum
Breakfast box : lactose free cheese, organic cherry tomato, organic free-range egg, maple bacon, almonds


Japanese: Bento Boxes

Some more bento box meals made at home. It’s great to have the ingredients for these on hand. It’s also a great way to use leftover up.

Breakfast bento box: serves 4: Teriyaki sauce : 1tb pineapple juice, 1 garlic clove grated, 1tsp fresh ginger grated, 3Tb honey, 3Tb Tamari gluten-free soy, 1tsp gluten-free cornflour mixed with 1Tb water make slurry, 1Tb rice wine vinegar. Mix all together in saucepan until sauce thickens then strain into sealed containers or use straight away.

  • teriyaki chicken
  • teriyaki sauce
  • pickled ginger
  • steamed rice
  • vegepod kale
  • pineapple
  • pickled slaw











Dinner Bento Box: serves 2: combine 2Tb Red miso paste, 1Tb sriracha and 2Tb Rice wine vinegar together to make a dressing/marinade for dinner box, 2x 100g chicken breast fillets, marinade for chicken for 20minutes then pan fry or grill :1tsp fresh garlic grated, 1tsp fresh ginger grated and 1Tb mirin. Brush miso dressing on top.


  • omelette
  • steamed brown rice
  • miso sriacha dressing
  • Mirin Marinade chicken
  • Lettuce
  • orange segments
  • organic cherry tomato
  • cucumber
  • pickled ginger
Miso sriracha Bento











Lunch Bento Box: Goma ae green beans: steamed green beans mixed with 1Tb smooth peanut butter, 1tsp sesame seeds white and block, 1/2tsp Tamari gluten-free soy, 1/2ts organic raw sugar

  • steamed rice with nori
  • goma ae green beans
  • orange segments
  • steamed barramundi
  • gluten-free pork dumplings with green shallot
  • Pickled ginger
Barramundi bento








New Recipes

Inspired by the first place 4 health recipes, I have adapted these to make my own version as I didn’t have the ingredients for the recipe they supply.

Breakfast: Lemon Muffin – 1 muffin/serve








ingredients Serves 12

1 cup self raising flour

1/2 cup coconut flour

1 organic free range egg

2Tb raw sugar

1 lemon zest and juice

1/4 tub lactose free cream cheese

4Tb water

Coconut oil spray



preheat oven 180*c

place silicon cupcake holders in muffin tin then spray with coconut oil spray

mix all ingredients in bowl until mixed through no lumps then place 1 Dessert spoonful of the mix in each cup

Tap the tray to release air bubbles and cook for 20minutes.

Enjoy 1 with  a cup of tea/coffee for breakfast


Dinner: Chicken taco with avocado and coriander slaw










Optional lactose free cheese and jalapeño











Each person

2 tortilla wraps.

Optional serve with jalapeños and lactose free cheese


panfried chicken

100g Chicken breast fillet boneless skinless

cumin, garlic powder, chilli powder

spray with coconut oil spray



Sprinkle with spices then spray with cooking spray

cook in skillet until turns white on sides then flip. (Don’t keep tuning over or it dries out)

when all cooked slice into strips


avocado cream: serves 1

1/4 lime zest and juice

1/4tb lactose free cream

1/4 tb lactose free milk

1tsp apple cider vinegar

1/2 small avocado flesh cut into chunk



mix all together in bowl and mash avocado until it’s smooth


coriander slaw serves 1

1/3 thin slice white cabbage

1/4 green shallot

1/4 carrot julienne

1ts lemon juice

1tb kewpie mayo

1Tb fresh coriander from herb pot



Cut ingredients into similar size pieces then mix all together with lemon juice and mayo

Bowl Meals: vegetable Bibimbap

Vegetable box meal :










Vegetable box meal

  • vegepod carrot,
  • spinach,
  • organic free range omelette,
  • kimchi,
  • mushrooms,
  • shallot,
  • cucumber,
  • white rice,
  • coriander,
  • serve with Tamari and sriracha










vegetable Bibimbap bowl :

  • baby cos lettuce,
  • shallots,
  • mushrooms,
  • kimchi,
  • cucumber ribbons,
  • julienne carrot,
  • white rice,
  • coriander,
  • serve with Tamari and sriracha

Box Meals are Back this week

I love making box meals. Like a mystery box never know what will go in them. I love doing different colour combinations too.

Box Meal : Kaleslaw, Cleavers Honey Beef Chipolatas, Orange Segments, Baby cos, Cuke, Mushrooms, Cherry Tomatoes
Box Meal : Sustainably Caught Tuna with Lemon Pepper, Ginger Kraut, Beetroot, Orange Segments, Baby Cos, Cuke, Mushrooms, Cherry Tomato
avocado, pickled ginger, smoked salmon, mushrooms, lettuce, carrot, cucumber, red onion, radish
carrot, lettuce, red onion, cucumber, mushrooms, pink kimchi, red capsicum, sliced black olives, chicken supreme deli meat